People love dogs. Dogs are a special animal that bring a lot of joy into our lives. There is a lot of extra work involved with owning a puppy though. There is a lot of training that needs to take place. The tips and tricks mentioned in this article will have you well on your Read more…

Undomesticated dogs live together in dog packs. There is only one leader of the dog pack. Your dog sees your family as his pack. It is natural for a dog to want to be the pack leader. Your dog will attempt to take on the position as the pack leader, or alpha dog, if you Read more…

It’s so important to have a dog that’s well behaved. For anyone who has just bought their first puppy or even if they adopted an older dog, there are certain dog obedience tips they must enforce. It’s not about being mean or cruel to a dog, it’s about teaching them how to act appropriately so Read more…

Obedience training is one of the most important and most effective things any owner can do for their dog.  A properly obedience trained dog is a happy, productive and safe member of the family, while a untrained dog can be destructive and even dangerous. Dogs are designed by nature to follow leaders, and to look Read more…

Dog obedience training is not just for pure bred show dogs, or those dogs used for services like police work, public service and military missions. Obedience training should be applied to all dogs. It is surprising that so many owners of mixed-breed dogs feel that their dog isn’t worth giving any formal obedience training. While Read more…

Let’s face it, as a new dog owner, you probably haven’t thought too much about puppy socialization.  However, this is a very important part of dog training.  Many cases of canine aggression could have been prevented if the dog’s owner had only known how to socialize a puppy. For the best guide for dog aggression, Read more…

You have finally brought your new puppy or dog home and are now finding that he is not the quiet, placid little pet you thought he would be. It may be that he very rarely sits still, barks like crazy when someone knocks on the door, is running round and round chasing his tail and, Read more…

About Dove Cresswell As a professional dog trainer for movies, television and commercials, Dove Cresswell has established herself as an expert in this field. At 25 years of age, she has already been involved in training various dog breeds for over 10 years. In addition, she has trained other animals species including rodents, deer, birds, Read more…

On February 2, 2009, the newly revamped SitStayFetch was launched as Secrets to Dog Training. SitStayFetch has been the top selling dog training course for over four years, and it has been bought by over 217,000 dog owners world-wide. Having reviewed it in great detail, I can fully understand why it continues to hold the top spot in Read more…

Dogs have a lot of loveable natural qualities, but they also have some not-so-cute behaviors. Digging is one of the latter, but it can persist as they bury bones, create impromptu shelters, and just feel the dirt between their paws. While it is a natural instinct in dogs, digging can be detrimental to your yard Read more…